Campus Resources

Sexual Misconduct Response

Resources for members of the Yale community who have experienced, or need guidance regarding, sexual misconduct

Sexual Harassment and Assault Response & Education Center


For information, advocacy, and support:
  • 24-hour availability by phone for confidential or anonymous support
  • Professional, expert help for those dealing with sexual misconduct experiences
  • Assistance with accessing medical and health resources, including evidence collection
  • Assistance with accessing legal services or filing protective or restraining orders
  • Advice and assistance with contacting police and/or initiating a formal complaint through the University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct

Yale Police


  • 24-hour availability by phone and walk-in for confidential consultations regarding possible criminal complaints, including for off-campus students
  • Sensitive crimes & support coordinator
  • Assistance with accessing victims’ services
  • Capacity for full criminal investigations

University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct


  • Yale’s internal disciplinary board that hears formal complaints of sexual misconduct
  • Complainants can request advice and seek resolution and remedies
  • Supported by professional impartial investigators and hearing officer

Office for Institutional Equity and Access

Valarie Stanley, Director
Title IX coordinator for employees


Monitors the University’s compliance with policies and laws providing that students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission are protected from discrimination based on:

  • Race
  • Color
  • Sex
  • Religion
  • National origin
  • Age
  • Disability
  • Sexual orientation
  • Veteran status

Administers the University’s affirmative action programs Investigates and advises on cases of harassment (sexual, racial, etc.) Administers the University’s Employment Accommodations Program for Persons with Disabilities

Office of LGBTQ Resources 

Works to create a visible LGBTQ community that includes staff, faculty and students from all of Yale’s schools and from a wide variety of life experiences.  The office actively networks with other Yale offices that advocate in support of diversity.